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UPROAR OVER RICK ROSS’ NEW VIDEO HOLD ME BACK (NIGERIA)

While rapper Rick Ross sits in his Miami mansion sipping on green tea and chomping down on a large fat juicy steak (well done) for breakfast there is uproar brewing across the ocean over the release of his new music video Hold Me Back which was shot in Lagos (Nigeria) earlier this year. In the video Big Ricky walks through the slums of Lagos wearing his trademark gold chains, hands out dollar bills to poverty stricken children and is surrounded by a []

UK NEWS: PLAYRIGHT BLASTS BBC’S ‘WELCOME TO LAGOS’

Via Digital Spy Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka has branded a BBC documentary about the slums in Lagos “condescending” and “colonialist”. Aired on BBC Two, three-episode mini-series Welcome To Lagos tracked people living in the poorest areas of the Nigerian city to celebrate their industriousness. Speaking to The Guardian, Nobel Laureate Soyinka said that the documentary was “the most tendentious and lopsided programme” he had ever seen. Despite the series receiving critical praise in the UK, Soyinka said that it demonstrated “the worst []

UK NEWS: THE NEWS OF THE WORLD PAINTS A NEGATIVE IMAGE OF SOUTH AFRICA BEFORE 2010 WORLD CUP

The British mainstream media will never change. This is a disgrace. South Africa will host the 2010 football World Cup, and the “delightful” News Of The World has decided to take it upon themselves to “warn” English fans about the host nation. I’m not sure if the writer of this article ( Sophy Ridge) knows this but there are people living with AIDS/HIV all over the world. And credit card fraud and scams also take place all over the world not just in Africa! []